A Multi-context Representation of Mental States

  • Aldo Franco Dragoni
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7327)

Abstract

We provide a simple computational structure for representing recursive mental states that could constitute the semantic level of a formal language to deal with the dynamics of mental states. For the sake of simplicity, we base our conception of mental state on only two primitive attitudes: beliefs (for the cognitive sphere) and desires (for the volitional sphere).

Keywords

Mental State Mental Structure Mental Attitude Belief Desire Intention Belief Desire Intention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aldo Franco Dragoni
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  1. 1.Università Politecnica delle MarcheItaly

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